European Database: Women in Decision-making

Fact Sheet - Women in the National Parliaments of the Memberstates of the EU

- by Memberstate

sorted by Proportion of Women
  Lower House/ Parliament Upper House (if existing) Total
Country Update Members Women Women % Members Women Women % Members Women Women %
Austria Okt. 99 183 49 26,8 64 9 14,1 247 58 23,5
Belgium Nov. 99 150 35 23,3 71 21 29,6 221 56 25,3
Denmark May 99 175 66 37,7 - 175 66 37,7
Finland July 99 200 74 37,0 - 200 74 37,0
France Oct. 99 577 60 10,4 321 19 5,9 898 81 9,0
Germany June 99 669 207 30,9 69 13 18,8 738 220 29,8
Greece Oct. 99 300 19 6,3 - 300 19 6,3
Ireland Aug. 99 166 22 12,7 60 11 18,3 226 33 14,6
Italy Jan. 99 630 72 11,4 324 26 8,0 954 98 10,3
Luxembourg Aug. 99 60 10 16,7 - 60 10 16,7
Netherlands Aug. 99 150 55 36,7 75 21 28,0 225 76 33,8
Portugal Nov. 99 229 46 20,1 - 229 46 20,1
Spain April 00 349 98 28,1 208 54 26,0 557 152 27,3
Sweden Aug. 99 349 152 43,6 - 349 152 43,6
UK Aug. 99 658 121 18,4 1213 118 9,7 1871 239 12,8
Total 4844 1081 22,3 2450 278 11,3 7294 1359 18,6


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